PLAISTOW: Named after a song of Squarepusher, these three young musicians of French and Swiss origin play a music style which is hard to define. Thinking one is listening to jazz, the music suddenly mutates into semi-electro. One just managed to filter out a melody when it disintegrates into coarse, metalic splitters. Rock on the one side, on the other minimalism Ã la Steve Reich, and in the midst an highly willful trio which has been plugging and playing away in virgin soil the last five... Topics: post-jazz, piano, bass, drum, minimalism, insubordinations
Jacques Demierre (1954), pianist, performer and composer, his musical and sound work develops itself in various directions : improvised music, contemporary music, sound poetry, sound installation. His compositions and sound realisations are concerned with the activity of listening and with sound space. He collaborates with many improvising musicians - Barre Philips, Urs Leimgruber, Thomas Lehn, Martial Solal, Radu Malfatti, Joëlle Léandre, Axel Dörner, Fritz hauser, Sainkho Namtchylak, Urs... Topics: piano, improvisation, contemporary, free
Thomas Charmetant is as a cello improvisator as an electroacoustic composer. His works in this two domains are influenced ones by others. He's collaborating with Jean-Luc Guionnet, Eric La Casa, Bertrand Denzler, Paul Dutton or Charles Pennequin. He's living in Paris. Topics: improvisation, cello, free, contemporary
This work was especially recorded for the 2Oth anniversary of french radio program Epsilonia (on Radio Libertaire) in May 2006. Mathias Delplanque (born in 1973 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso) is a musician, artist and music critique. His work as a composer takes on several main lines and develops through different identities: Lena (dub), Bidlo (electronica), Stensil, The Missing Ensemble… As Mathias Delplanque, he creates sound installations and concrete or ambient pieces (the series... Topics: improvisation, electroacoustic, insubordinations, mathias delplanque
Cyril Bondi : drums, percussions, objects d'incise : objects, anti-percussions, a little bit of laptop yet Abstral Compost : voice, texts, loops recorded in august and november 200 KARST: KARST is a free improvisation duo; intermingling objects and instruments, creating an architecture of percussions, squeaks, frictions, unreal impulses, instinctive mathematic sounds in constant reorganization. KARST is the will of two musicians that have played together for a long time; finding themselves... Topics: insubordinations, free, improvisation, sound poetry, slam, spoken word, drums, objects, electronics
Andre Vida : tenor saxophone and poetics Recorded during the huyswerk concert at 'tWerkhuys, Antwerp, on September 30th, 2007 by Giles Thomas Andre Vida's notes: "Solo saxophone improvisations and songs based on poems from handbook 8. I have been performing every Tuesday night for the past 2 years at a place called Wendel in Berlin. This has given me full license to explore the intersections between solo saxophone music and poetic lyrics, so I was very pleased to have the chance to come to... Topics: insubordinations, freejazz, free jazz, jazz, improvisation, saxophones, poetry, spoken word, punk
Joel Grip: double bass, etc. Christian Munthe: acoustic guitar Tatsuya Nakatani: drums & percussion, etc. Live recordings by Keith Talent at Club Geiger, Brewhouse, Gothenburg, December 7, 2007. The following three people meet this evening. They arrange familiar and not so familiar objects. Two of them sit down while one remain standing. They play, and go for a meal. So it goes: Joel Grip: swedish bassplayer, festival organiser, label producer, etc. Moving about in the improvised /... Topics: insubordinations, free, improvisation, contemporary, guitare, bass, drums
Fabien Duscombs: drums, percussions Marc Perrenoud: bass & electric doublebass Heddy Boubaker: alto & bass saxophones 22.214.171.124.6 recorded in Hameau des Joffres, 17-18.11.2007 3 recorded live at TXUS, Toulouse, 18.01.2008 record and mastering by Heddy Boubake PHAT is an ENERGIC Free-Jazz/Free-Rock/Noise "power trio" founded in october 2006. It reinvents and re adapts the mixture of the styles with an extreme joy for the most curious and fondest ears of delicacies about... Topics: insubordinations, freejazz, free jazz, jazz, punk, freerock, saxophones, bass, drums
Rafal Mazur: acoustic bass guitare Michal Dymny: electric guitare floods and waves, surge of notes, extension of the language and internal navigation. Rafal Mazur, Graduate of State Secondary School of Music in Krakow, in the cello class of Krzysztof Okon. Fascinated with jazz and bass guitar, he studied privately with a KraKow bass player Marek Janicki. At present Rafal Mazur plays acoustic bass guitars custom built to his own specifications by guitar maker Jerzy Wysocki. He has developed an... Topics: insubordinations, jazz, contemporary, improvisation, freejazz, guitare, bass
:freejazz & contemporary big ensemble: 25 musicians are exploring the today's improvised music wide range of territories. Ephemeral #2: Gianni Lenoci followed the usual way he use from last three years: just small notated fragments as starting point to jump into improvisation. These small notated fragments are a kind of " prolific material". They can be used in several ways: combination, permutation, inversion and so forth, in the same way a sculptor manipulate his materials.... Topics: insubordinations, improvisation, free, contemporary, freejazz, big band
bBlunk , the founding duo of the collective XoNdZf, is composed of pianist DoM DuboisTaine and drummer tiri Carreras. The musicians met one evening, during an improvised music jam session organised at the Fabricaâson in Malakoff by Benjamin Duboc in 2007. Their musical and human complicity was immediately apparent. Previously they had each participated in many musical experiences, from rock/pop to classical music and from jazz to contemporary music. Improvisation, the pleasure of experimenting... Topics: insubordinations, free, freejazz, improvisation, jazz, piano, drums, paris
Johann Bourquenez: pianoRaphaÃ«l Ortis: bassCyril Bondi: drumsPLAISTOW One wonders how Plaistow manages to play together. The trio format is certainly a âclassicâ but the musicians seem to have far opposed interests. The jazz feeling of the drummer contrasts with the metal energy of the bassist and the electro attitude of the piano player. Cyril Bondi (dr) and Raphael Ortis (b) are both Geneva born and have been up and down the local scene with different bands in various styles. Johann... Topics: insubordinations, post-jazz, piano, drums, bass, switzerland
Ilia Belorukov: alto saxophone, objects Dmitriy Krotevich: soprano & tenor trombones, objects Andrey Poposvkiy: acoustic guitar, objects Guest, Mikhail Kolovskiy: tuba (track 3) Ilia Belorukov (b.1987) is a saxophonist from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. He works in the direction of free improvisation, noise and electroacoustic music. Heâs a member of different projects such as Wozzeck, Wooden Plants, Punktieren and others. He collaborates with musicians who work in other genres (from hardcore... Topics: improvisation, reducionnism, minimal, near silence
abdul moimÃªme: two prepared guitars, metalic objects, springs, cymbals, metronomed'incise: laptop, objects, various instruments, snare drums, bow, cymbals, gramophonecyril bondi: drums, percussions, bow, cymbals, objects, small instruments After the trio with Phonotopy, but recorded a couple of month earlier, Diatribes proposes with Abdul MoimÃªme a new electroacoustique oriented album, where the instrumentation distinction is lost to the benefit of a sounds ensemble strongly linked by... Topics: insubordinations, diatribes, improvisation, EAI, electroacoustic, free improv, guitar, drums,...
Whereas his earlier solo record, "materials", was the result of a research work in studio, "solo" shows how Jonas Kocher brillantly uses his accordion in concert. His music caries in itself huge contrasts, between reserve and explosion, as if this dualitly was engraved in the back and forth bellows's mouvement. Alternations of low and high frequencies, slappings and breaths build a perfectly controlled form inside the improvised frame. Accordionist dedicated to... Topics: insubordinations, accordion, improvisation, solo, improvised music, electroacoustic, reducionnism
Chris Heenan: contrabass clarinet Matthias MÃ¼ller: trombone Nils Ostendorf: trumpet The Berlin-based improvising wind trio Trigger (Chris Heenan, Matthias MÃ¼ller, Nils Ostendorf) was formed in 2009 and works on creating a unitary sound of discrete sonic layers. Through the use of multiphonics, circular breathing, and other extended techniques, Trigger forges a music of gradual depth with sudden shifts in texture and mood. The current direction of the trio is long continuous masses of... Topics: insubordinations, improvisation, improvised music, drone, bass clarinet, trombon, trumpet
Cyril Bondi: floortom, objects Phonotopy: cracked electronics Floor tom versus hard-drives An electronic / drum meeting where the textures take place into an intense and folded soundscape. Cyril Bondi is involved since many years into active improvisation, as a member of diatribes among others and co-founder of theInsub Meta Orchestra, he's multiplying collaborations and projects with his particular approach to be a drummer Yann Leguay aka Phonotopy, is focused on everything around solid memory... Topics: insubordinations, improvisation, electronic, hard-drive, drums, glitch, noise, drone
Jonas Kocher: accordion Gaudenz Badrutt: electronics Recorded october 13th 2011 at Kule theater, Berlin, by Christoph Schlimbach. Mixed by Gaudenz Badrutt & Jonas Kocher. Mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi. Thanks to Rafal Mazur for the title. The two musicians collaborate for many years in different formations in improvised music contextes. The duo developp a subtil work that explores the relations between the very electronic sounds of the accordion and the instrumental potential of the... Topics: eai, reductionnism, accordion, electronics, improvisation
Johann Bourquenez: piano RaphaÃ«l Ortis: bass Cyril Bondi: drums Recorded in July, 31, 2007 by Sam in Geneva Plaistow Trio's music goes through all extremes. Sometimes close to silence, sounds and gestures slackened, we get near an idea of calm and contemplative meditation. The feeling to be able to compose with a slow progress of time. And then, at some point, a kind of anger is given voice, just like in a brief scratch or in a long howling. Here forms are neglected, there is a will to get... Topics: insubordinations, post-jazz, free jazz, jazz, improvisation, piano, bass, drums
:piano/bass contemporary improvisation duet: One more great collaboration to enjoy by our friend Rafal Mazur. 23 minutes of complexe mutant structures and magical interaction between bass and piano exploration. Eve Risser has her musical roots in chamber music as a flutist and pianist. While residing in Alsace, France, she merged in to the contemporary and jazz/improvised music world. Eveâs multifaceted musical creativity has been heard in various settings, festivals and groups throughout... Topics: insubordinations, improvisation, free, contemporary, freejazz, piano, bass
:free improvisation/freejazz: torsion & distortion, mineral cavalcade, revolt red metal, ready to break body resonances. cyril bondi: drums, percussions d'incise: laptop, objects jacques demierre: grand piano johann bourquenez: grand piano (on 1 & 5) DIATRIBES: Diatribes,a strongly libertarian ensemble, began its existence in a Geneva basement in Winter 2004. Their idea was to mix distinct various types and approach of the sounds, in order to develop a malleable musical mass. The... Topics: insubordinations, improvisation, freee improvisation, freejazz, drums, electronics, piano,...
Phil Hargreaves was born in the 1950âs in the North of England, and then grew up in the Midlands. The Punk Explosion of 1976 opened his eyes to the transformative power of music, and planted the seed that the idea is more important than the technique avaible to realise it. Resident in Liverpool since 1980, his main instrument is now the saxophone. He also composes, produces and manipulates sound from that base, both live and via internet. Lee Noyes, born 1977. Active in New Zeland Noise since... Topics: insubordinations, improvisation, freejazz, free, jazz, sax, doublebass, drums
The Ensemble Rue du Nord is a tank of musicians, a variable geometry ensemble, adapting to improvised music projects as to interdisciplinary compositions and practices. It was founded in 2005 during a project under the control of Urs Leimgruber, a musicna from Lucern. It has performed many concerts in Switzerland and in Balkans with the 'swiss-balkan creative music', in collaboration with the dancer Emma Ribing and the company CH.AU. The "swiss-balkan creative music" brings together... Topics: insubordinations, ensemble, rue du nord, free, improvisation, free improvisation, acoustic,...
d'incise: objects, laptop ludger hennig: laptop jonas kocher: accordion sciss: laptop You'll usually find d'incise behinds is laptop, doing one thousand things in the same time. Uncontrollable noise maker, engages battles without compromise with objects of every kind, mistreating them through digital elements. Working with textures, breaks, tensions and spectral atmospheres, he is looking to play in a reactive manner, pushing the limits of his machine, trying to break the distinction between... Topics: improvisation, electroacoustic, laptop, objects, accordion, insubordinations
Cyril Bondi: drums, percussions d'incise: laptop, objects, live treatments Dragos Tara: doublebass (on 126.96.36.199) Piero SK: soprano saxophone (on 2.4.6) 188.8.131.52 recorded at l'Oblo, Lausanne, ch, 12.03.08 2.4.6 recorded at le Shark, Geneva, ch, 03.04.08 mastering by Gerbem DIATRIBES: Diatribes, a strongly libertarian ensemeble, began its existence in a Geneva basement in Winter 2004. Their idea was to mix three distinct types of sound (electronic, wind and percussion), in order to develop a... Topics: insubordiantions, freejazz, improvisation, contemporary, electroacoustic, drums, electronics,...
A compilation always looks nice as project, to join together people around one idea or thematic, it has also this obvious promotionnal aspect and purpose. In the present case, starting from the will to establish a collaboration between and "improv" label (Insubordinations) and an "electronic" one (Tsuku Tsuku Grammofon) we agreed on the concept of reworking one of the diatribes's albums. Then what about the result ? What is its interest ? At the end we have in our hands a... Topics: remix, electroacoustic, drone, ambient, insubordinations, diatribes
Heddy boubaker: After exploring a lot of musical way on guitare and as autodidacte, Heddy Boubaker, currently living near Toulouse (F), fall in love with the saxophone. And from jazz to free-jazz, he approch to the deep form of improvised music, crossing the way of musician as Le Quan Ninh, Barre Phillips, Sebastien Cirotteau or Fabien Duscomb, develloping a sound where meet rivers, falls, wind in the trees, murmurs or crash of the city, the false silence of an old sleepy house, cracking of the... Topics: free, jazz, improvisation, drums, saxophone, minimalist
Pamela-s Parade is born in 2000 in Geneva as drum-sax duo, join by the trombon and the doublebass following years. From this moment, the well-formed band plays in the whole univers, sometimes comming back on earth for close collaborations with the -art&fiction- editions from Lausanne. Pamela-s Parade is a jazz quartet, influenced by folk as free-jazz or punkised funk. And the recycling jazz? Coin-Coin! sould you answer the guys, jazz thing, thing and roll, and parade because it's on the... Topics: jazz, free jazz, improvisation, vocal, funk
Crashbonsai: mindfull laptop, acoustic sources treatment for real-time collages " My laptop is an extension of my body and of my thinking. I use it to discover when I mix my sound with someone else's sound, I use it to build my skin that can make contact through the web and through the air, I use it to create some pretexts, some areas of questioning about making, about identities and about my relation with others: it permeates and it's permeated by my mind. I play to discuss myself, to... Topics: improvisation, electronic, laptop,, acoustic sources, treatment
"Criadero en Seres project exists since 2003. It is a paxis, an investigation, a surrealist game, a dialogue with abstract spontaneous languages." Topics: improvisation, electronics, guitare, noise, free, experimental, insubordinations, bueno aires
Martine Altenburger: cello Le Quan Ninh: percussion Enregistré le 5 juin 1999 au Mandala, Toulouse et masterisé par Laurent Sassi. Lê Quan Ninh: Born in Paris in 1961, Lê Quan Ninh began piano studies when he was 5, and percussion studies as a teenager. he developed a keen interest in improvisation. After the conseratory, he taught Percussion for 3 years, and performed in several contemporary music ensembles, and with dance and theater companies. However, he still persisted with self-taught... Topics: improvisation, free, percussion, cello, free improvisation, contemporary
In 2003, alto and tenor saxophonist Charlie Naked, bassist Danny McMahon, and drummer Vaughan Boone joined forces to become Fist of Kong, a free jazz trio playing spontaneously improvised music, free of preconceptions and premeditation. Though Boone left after about a year and a half with the group, Naked and McMahon continued Fist of Kong alternately as a more experimental duo, and in a free-improv workshop format with several other members of Houston's vibrant free improv scene, including... Topics: improvisation, free jazz, noise, collective, insubordinations